THERE IS HAPPY CONVERSATION
AMONG MIIN WHO Gi;T US TO DO TIILIR TIN OR SHKIIT MLTAL WORK
They want to tell the neighbors about It and everybody Is happy all the time.
See vjs for the best In our lines
The City Plumbing and Sheet MeteJ Works
TEXAS INDUSTRIAL NOTES
Things Happening Along Com
rrercial Lines in the
Great State of Texas
The Boston-Texas Corporation,
capitalized at $ittM,(KK) is building
a town South of San Antonio,
known as Crother. S. A. Hop
kins of Boston, is President of
the company and Jno. Thompson
of Quebec, Canada, is Secretary
The San Benito Commercial
Club has commenced a campaign
to finish up the road which now
runs part of the way from
Brownsville to Corpus Christi.
The road at Corpus Christi will
connect with the road from there
to San Antonio.
The Board of Directors of the
Cooper Training School at Abi
lene, for boys has let the con
tract for the construction of a
$10,000 administration building
to be completed not later than
The Clarksville Board of Trade
is endeavoring to build a road
from that city to McKinney to
connect with the Red River to
Gulf Highway. Half of the road
is now in good condition and an
effort will be made to improve
the other half in the near future.
The Cotton Palace Association I
of Waco, will erect two new;
buildings to be in readiness for !
the opening of the Cotton Palace
Brownwood has organized a
Waterways Association, the
obj.'ct of which is to promote and
foster deep water at Brazos San
tiago. The M. K & T. Railway Com
pany has purchased the twenty
four miles of road owned by the
Denison, Bonham and New Or
leans Railroad Company running
between Denison and Bonham.
At an election held at Granger
to determine whether the streets
of Granger should le paved. 1h5
votes were cast for the proposi
tion and only i against it.
The Comanche High School
will take advantage of the state's
offer to appropriate $2,x0 u year roads in the county will 1 oiled. ' Mrs. Glover and children, Tom
to high schools that will appro
' priate a like amount and will es
tablish courses in agriculture,
, domestic science and manual
! Work has begun on the new
'cotton gin for Corpus Christi,
and will be completed in time for
' the cotton season.
The Illinois Central is prepar
ing to open an office in Texas,
J which will be located in San An
tonio, and will go after Texas
business this fall.
Bexar County is preparing to
improve their highways by the
j application of oil, the county
commission taking the position
that oil is a road saver. All the
A petition to the Commission-1 and Vance, came in from Lub-
ers Court of Childress will be
offered by the citizens of t'nat
county for the purpose of ismirg
bonds to the amount of $.V).(KK
for improving the roads in Chil
I A Telephone line has been
'built from Houston to Planters-iville.
lock Saturday night, accompan
ied by De Hunter and wife and
Mrs. Ben Hurst. They spent
two days here visiting their par
ents, and returned to Lubbock.
J. M. Bradley of the Bradley
Auto Company left last Friday
for Dallas and Waco, where he
There is some clas to the rains i goes to look after business
we have been having in the Lub-1 matters
bock rountry-th past few days.
1 here is always class in the insur
ance that 1 crrv. See me for all
kinds. D. J. Wood. ,T 2t.
E. L. Kleet of the firm of Bean
& Kl'tt attended to legal btisi
ness in Amarilloand other points,
illiticrini; & Mullen'
g TZrf F txj fp T I V IT AAF FX And only one time, you jret stuck In a kind deal, mir mind
1 I1 1 V V ltl J I li T lCf JJ " J MUI eer harbor enmity toward the firm with hom ymi have made the dral
Knowing this to be a fact we make a strict rule of business never to make a deal that
will not stand the test of time. One deal w ith us means more deal. : : : -
TRY VS. Wb HAVE: TMIi PROOFS. 4 C
North Side gp f j j f T fSf I 7" fVT 1 f LLjLUook
Last Sunday morning after
the services Mr. W. R. O'Hair
and Miss Hattie Robin3on came
forward and requested Pastor
John C. Welch of the South Side
Christian church to speak the
marriage ceremony to them,
which was done in his own im
Mr. O'Hair is one of Slaton's
prominent younng men and is
worthy of the love and compan
ionship of the lady whom he has
promised to love and honor.
Miss Robinson is a Lubbock
raised girl and is one of the
most extensively loved ladies in
the community and a favorite
! among her associates and has a
host of friends who will be de
lighted to congratulate her in
choice for a life companion, and
wish them well through life. We
understand they will make Sla-
ton their home.
j Robert Elliott, of Hereford,
'representing the Amarillo Nat
lio.ial Life Insurance Company,
j was here monday, in interest of
! his company. He was a pleasant
I caller at our office while in the
Rev. Ben Hardv administered
the sacrement of Baptism to lit
tle Kate Elkin, daughter of H.
T. and Margaret Collins Boyd, at
the home of her grandparents.
1. A. Boyd and wife, Sunday af
C. A. Joplin of the Southeast
part of the county, was here
Monday and rerrts conditions
fine in his neighborhood.
Roscoe Wilson left Friday
morning on the Galveston Spe
cial and will be absent several
Home should be made the
most interesting and lst loved
spot on earth, not merely four
square walls of wood and brick;
it should le the fountain of civil
ization the very word should
touch every fiber of the soul and
strike every cord of the human
heart witn its angelic fingers,
a place where that is centralized
on the higher and better things
of life, bringing forth in the
highways and byways an influ
ence that will be felt by all with
whom it comes in contact. It
'should te a place where the
heart is, a place where our feet
may leave but not hearts, a place
where angels unfold their wings,
the place we love best. leca ; Si
lt is a place where mother is.
The young man with limited
means, who has but a few hun
dred dollars to U-gin life with, or
perhaps has nothing but a pair of
strong hands, we would say to all
such young men that the farm is
the best place in the world. Do
not be afraid of toil but set an
example to the weak, lazy loiterer
alout town by putting your hand
to the plow.
W. E. Rutledge was called
home Saturday from Lul InK-k,
Texas, to the b"dside of his son
Paul, who has l-en seriously ill
f"r the pat week with typhoid
fever. Master Paul seemed Sat
urday " te res'.ing a little letter
than the past few days.-Amarillo
District Jud:e Spencer came
tip on the tra'n Monday from
P(t. where he has been at-
tending to coirt duties.
Jim Scott, of Southland, was
here the first of the week pur
chasing supplies for his hotel.
UBBOCK, A. O. McAlMMS LUMBER COMPANY' Te.a.
J For your convenience, everything in building material, ot the ' - J
bet the orld markets offer. - - - - '7 " 2
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Mid your '
illmering & Mullen's
Albert Taylor was in the city
the first of the week, looking
after the election returns, and
shaking hands with his many
friends. His wife and son were
Who does not dread the visitor
who starts, then thinks of some
thing else to say; rises and then
thinks of another subject of con
versation; nearly reaches the
door, and then has another reve
lation: reaches the door, and
most probably holding it open, is
aroused to a degree of mental
brilliancy that threatens his
health and that of his host or
hostess by long detaining of both
in a cold draft while he dis
courses? What a tax on the
patience and politeness of the
listener, who vainly strives, by
assenting instantly to every prop
osition to end the interview and
break the restraining bond of
W. H. Lewis, of the North
west part of the county, was in
the city the first of the week.
He reorts plenty of rain fur
present need and everything is
moving along nicely.
Every wife should e a help
mate to her hustand. For in
stance, if you have the pleasures
of a large washing before you
and he has the laborious task of
going to the city, or taking a
trip through the country, change
work with him: let him help you
wash in the forenoon and you
help him ride in the afternoon.
A good wife will deny herself to
entertain her husband. es;ecia!ly
on wash day. But some men
will say, "When I come down to
that I'll hire it done." We find
no fault with hiring it done, but
as to coming down to help a
woman, rny dear sir who created
you so far atxive a woman that
vou have to condescend to come
H. C. Cooper, one of Lubbock
Countys prominent farmers wa
in to see us Saturday, and rej"r
conditions very favorable for a
fine crop out his waV
Read the ad of the Merrill
Electric Company in this issue.
They have made arrangements
to get power from the Ice and
Power Plant so that the women
of Ijubbocn can do their ironing
Tuesday and Friday morning of
each week. Ask them atiout it.
Ask them also atout the iron
they are advertising.
A. B. Roliertson was here Mon
day from his r;inch rear Southland.
Looking Up and Down the Line
IS GOOD POLICY. ' '
We want you to gvi the prices and quality of our competitors and then come to our store and see what we
can save you on your bill. We carry an immense stock of staple and fancy groceries and by buying in
large cjuuntitLsvc get the lowest prices. Our customers get the benefit of this close buying and that is
what makes them happy. We have a full line of fresh meats, too, all the time. Come in or phone.
THE SPIKES & WAY GROCERY CO.
South Side Hquarr
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